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[texts]Catalogue of the Batrachia Salientia in the collection of the British Museum (Volume N/A)

Keywords: Museum collection; Amphibia
Downloads: 28
[texts]Catalogue of the Batrachia Salientia in the collection of the British Museum pp. 51- (Volume N/A)

Keywords: Museum collection; Amphibia
Downloads: 69
[texts]Catalogue of the Batrachia Salientia in the collection of the British Museum pp. 131- (Volume N/A)

Keywords: Museum collection; Amphibians
Downloads: 43
[texts]Wanderings of an elephant hunter (Volume 1923) - Bell, Walter Dalrymple Maitland Bell, 1880-1951.
Account of Walter Dalrymple Maitland Bell's exploits in remote North Eastern Uganda. Bell, a.k.a. “Karamojo” Bell shot over 1000 elephants and recorded every detail, including careful studies of the anatomy of the elephant skull to predict paths of bullet travel from a shot at any angle. Illustrated.
Keywords: Elephants; Hunting -- Africa; Museum Collection; Special Collections
Downloads: 938
[texts]Book of the lion (Volume 1913) - Alfred E. Pease (Alfred Edward), Sir, 1857-1939.
Both a scientific and sporting examination of the lion, this title offers natural history and hunting of the big cat the length and breadth of Africa. Pease offers his own hunting experiences as well as those of other famous sportsmen of the era, with an interesting chapter on the history of lion hunting. (abebooks.com)
Keywords: Lion hunting; Lions; Museum Collection; Special Collections
Downloads: 389
[texts]Botchan : (Master Darling) (Volume 1918) - Natsume Sōseki, 1867-1916. and Yasotaro Mōri
One of the most popular novels in Japan, read by most Japanese during their childhood. The central theme of the story is morality.
Keywords: Japan -- Fiction; Asian Collection; Museum Collection
Downloads: 158
[texts]Recollections of William Finaughty, elephant hunter 1864-1875 (Volume 1916) - William Finaughty
Account of Finaughty's big game hunting exploits privately printed in an edition of 250 copies for distribution to noteworthy African sportsmen and other luminaries, including Theodore Roosevelt and Sir Alfred Pease.
Keywords: Elephants; Hunting -- Africa; Hunting -- Matabeleland; Museum Collection; Special Collections
Downloads: 348
[texts]Miss Numè of Japan; : a Japanese-American romance (Volume 1899) - Onoto Watanna 1879-1954.
Love story of two couples, one American, one Japanese.
Keywords: Asian Collection; Japan -- Social life and customs -- Fiction; Museum Collection
Downloads: 96
[texts]Five years' hunting adventures in South Africa: being an account of sport with the lion, elephant ... (Volume 1892) - Roualeyn George Gordon-Cumming, 1820-1866.
Complete popular 1892 edition describing the travels of Roualeyn George Gordon-Cumming in South Africa. Gordon-Cumming, son of a Scottish baronet, was an accomplished world traveller and sportsman, and known as the "Lion Hunter" He hunted in Africa mainly for meat, skins and ivory for himself, mostly in Bechuanaland and the valley of the Limpopo River.This volume includes several maps and black and white illustrations.
Keywords: Hunting -- South Africa; Museum Collection; South Africa -- History; South Africa -- Description and travel; Special Collections
Downloads: 362
[texts]Thirty-fifth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1913 - 1914 (Volume 1914) - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology.
Report of the ethnologist-in-charge focusing on the ethnology of the Kwakiutl, by Franz Boas (based on data collected by George Hunt).
Keywords: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Periodicals; Kwakiutl Indians; Indians of North America -- Social life and customs; Ethnology -- North America; Museum Collection; Special Collections
Downloads: 181
[texts]Thirty-third annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1911 - 1912 (Volume 1912) - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology.
Report of the ethnologist-in-charge / [by F.W. Hodge] -- Use of plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region / by Melvin Randolph Gilmore. -- Preliminary account of the antiquities of the region between the Mancos and La Plata Rivers in Southwestern Colorado / by Earl H. Morris. -- Designs on prehistoric Hopi pottery / by Jesse Walter Fewkes. -- The Hawaiian romance of Laieikawai / by Martha Warren Beckwith.
Keywords: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Periodicals; Indians of North America; Colorado -- Antiquities; Indian pottery -- North America; Indians -- Periodicals; America -- Antiquities -- Periodicals; Museum Collection; Special Collections
Downloads: 375
[texts]English girl in Tokyo (Volume 1905) - Teresa Eden Richardson
An insider's perspective of the Russo-Japanese War. The main character of this story, Violet, describes the events that led to increased access in trade routes in the Far East.
Keywords: Asian Collection; Japan -- Social life and customs -- Fiction; Museum Collection; Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 -- Social aspects -- Fiction; Tokyo (Japan) -- Description and travel -- Fiction
Downloads: 222
[audio]Insight: Micah Albert / Sacramento Neighborhoods / JAMMIES
Photographer Micah Albert - A local photographer recently returned from a trip to Kenya. Today on Insight, Micah Albert tells us about what he found in this country that has slipped into violence and chaos. Sacramento Neighborhoods - The Sacramento neighborhoods known as Elmhurst, Tahoe Park, and Colonial Heights were once home to the California State Fair, the Sacramento County Hospital, and the Sacramento Army Depot...
Keywords: photographer; Kenya photos; Micah Albert; Sacramento neighborhoods; Elmhurst; Tahoe Park; Colonial Heights; Sacramento Archives and Museum Collection Center; classical Jammies; high school musicians; live performance; Amber Christine Brent; Ellen Presley; Ray Zhou; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 323
[texts]Ninth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887- 1888 (Volume 1888) - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology.
Report of the ethnologist-in-charge, focusing on the ethnological results of the Point Barrow Expedition, by John Murdoch, naturalist and observer, International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, 1881-1883. Pp. 3-441, pls. I-II (maps), figs. 1-428. The medicine-men of the Apache, by John G. Bourke, Captain, Third Cavalry, U.S. Army. Pp. 443-603, pls. III-VIII, figs. 429-448.
Keywords: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Periodicals; Ethnology -- Alaska; Eskimos -- Alaska; Apache Indians -- Medicine; Indians of North America -- Medicine -- Southwest, New; Shamans; United States -- Discovery and exploration; Barrow, Point (Alaska); Museum Collection; Special Collections
Downloads: 332
[audio]George Overfelt MARK 8 Microcomputer - David Larsen
George Overfelt and David Larsen phone call about the MARK8 George built in 1976. David acquired the computer from George about 1990 and in 2013 David made a 5 years loan of the computer to MARCH in Wall NJ.Dave and George discuss old times about computers in the 60/70's.
Keywords: MARK 8 Microcomputer. George Overfelt; David Larsen; MARCH Wall NJ; Museum collection; Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum; Computer Collector; Blog; Apple; KK4WW; LCF Group; John Titus; Blacksburg Group
Downloads: 13
[texts]Thirty-first annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1909 - 1910 (Volume 1910) - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology.
Report of the ethnologist-in-charge focusing on Tsimshian mythology, by Franz Boas.
Keywords: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Periodicals; Ethnology -- North America -- Periodicals; Ethnology -- South America -- Periodicals; Indians -- Periodicals; America -- Antiquities -- Periodicals; Descriptor: Indians of North America -- Arctic regions -- Religion and mythology; Tsimshian Indians -- Religion; Ethnology -- Arctic regions -- Religion and mythology; Arctic regions -- Civilization -- Antiquities; Indians of North America -- Social life and customs; Indians of North America -- Folklore; Museum Collection; Special Collections
Downloads: 136
[texts]Thirty-second annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1910 - 1911 (Volume 1911) - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology.
Report of the Ethnologist-in-charge focusing on Seneca fiction, legends, and myths. Collected by Jeremiah Curtin and J. N. B. Hewitt.
Keywords: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Periodicals; Indians of North America -- New York (State) -- Folklore; Indians of North America -- New York (State) -- Religion and mythology; Seneca Indians -- Legends; Seneca Indians -- Folklore; Seneca Indians -- Religion and mythology; Ethnology -- New York (State) -- Legends; Museum Collection; Special Collections
Downloads: 157
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